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Bay of Islands, 1888 - 1889

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/127

Scope and Contents

197 x 143 mm. A view from the cliffs above a beach, looking out into the bay which is dotted with islands, towards mountains in the distance. The Bay of Islands is a drowned river system containing about 150 islands which lies on the east coast of North Auckland between Whangerei and Whangaroa. The first European to visit it was Captain Cook in 1769, and in the nineteenth century it became a watering place for whalers.

Dates

  • 1888 - 1889

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition, fading in from edges and some dirt stains.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Originator(s)

Burton Brothers

Finding aid date

2012-03-23 16:47:21+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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